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Old 05-04-2012, 11:29 AM   #1
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So, Jim, I Understand You Build Decks...

What'll one like this one set me back? Just ballpark it for now, I gotta find my own seaside cliff in KY first.

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I'm guessing it'll be at least five hundred dollars?

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Old 05-04-2012, 11:30 AM   #2
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I bet that place is wicked during a storm.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:39 AM   #3
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Yeah, it's amazing. But the thing that jumps out at me is that the deck boards on the largest deck are curved. I didn't know that was an option. Extremely impracticable. I wonder if it's shopped.

Edit: Nope. Not shopped. Just a special order. Wonder what the markup is.

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Old 05-04-2012, 11:47 AM   #4
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I'm guessing it'll be at least five hundred dollars?
At least. Even if you skimp on materials you're looking at at least 600 bucks.

Which is to say: whoever can afford to have a deck like that on ocean property like that can afford to get it fixed when a nor'easter rolls around. It's probably just a fair weather vacation home anyway.
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:39 PM   #5
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That fire pit makes me nervous. I'm afraid it will spark or a log will fall and the whole structure go up in smoke. I'd be trapped at the bottom of the cliff!!!
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:30 PM   #6
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Meh. I want a ventricular railway down to my private cove.
Although I spose the different decking levels would give my Grand-Nephews somewhere to play.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:00 PM   #7
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Best to link that image to Trex ®, the manufacturer from where it came.
Thats a VERY popular image of theirs which they use in much of their advertising.
I've used that image myself and had to jump through a ton of hoops just to get the authorization.
IIRC, that's one of the most expensive composite decks ever built. I know it was the most expensive by Trex®.
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:33 AM   #8
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I guess I'm a wood snob. I abhor composite decks.
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Old 05-05-2012, 02:01 PM   #9
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:22 PM   #10
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I saw that post, dawg, on my phone over the weekend. I laughed heartily.
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